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No role too small for Missouri's Berkstresser

COLUMBIA, Mo. Missouri's green quarterback jerseys are meant to protect the passers from any contact on the practice field, a "hands off" warning to the 11 defenders across the line of scrimmage. But an unusual scene unfolded during the first scrimmage of the preseason. There was a green jersey on the punt return team. It showed up again on the kickoff return team. The "hands off" rule was briefly suspended for the return drills as the green jersey charged down the field, smashing into would-be tacklers in the open field. No, it wasn't a case of mistaken laundry. Corbin Berkstresser, the Tigers' fifth-year senior backup quarterback, has found a way to get...

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